Payroll Apprentice Rawlinson & Hunter

Rawlinson & Hunter is inviting keen individuals to join our award-winning firm as a Payroll Apprentice. This exceptional opportunity provides hands-on payroll experience, comprehensive training from our dedicated and experienced team members and a supportive environment for career growth.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm Total hours per week: 37.5

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Payroll Apprentice, your daily tasks will vary greatly. You'll assist in preparing UK payrolls on various schedules, handling changes promptly. You'll calculate statutory payments like SSP, SMP, and compile comprehensive reports, while also communicating with clients and HMRC, managing year-end forms, and handling RTI submissions. Each day, you'll support your payroll team and embrace new challenges.

The training you will be getting

Payroll administrator - Level 3 (A level)

A 100% tailored training and assessment program will be delivered to support you throughout your Apprenticeship, (21 months including endpoint assessment) topics covered include –

Business and Customer Awareness
Payroll Core
Technical Payroll
Regulations and Compliance
Systems and Processes
Planning and Prioritisation
Analysis skills
Using Systems and Processes
Producing Quality and Accurate Information and Reports

You may need to complete level 2 Maths and English Functional skills (if you cannot evidence prior grades)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the Payroll administrator qualification, the successful apprentice will become a client payroll specialist. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9 - 6) Essential
A Level or equivalent any (Grade A - C) Essential

About the employer

Established in 1933, Rawlinson & Hunter LLP is a leading Chartered Accountancy and Tax Advisory practice. Renowned for our distinguished reputation and commitment to excellence, we offer a supportive, diverse work environment. With 12 offices spanning 10 locations, our team of over 450 professionals drive our continuous growth and success.


Rawlinson & Hunter


Q3, The Square

Randalls Way


KT22 7TW


Jamie Barclay

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Payroll administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Aug 2024